No More Excuses! These Grab-and-Go Breakfast Ideas Are Easy and Delicious

Freezer Breakfast Burritos
Photo: Johnny Autry; Prop and Food Styling: Charlotte L. Autry

A healthy breakfast on the go is possible! Whether your current go-to is the drive-thru or skipping the most important meal altogether (gasp!), your day will be revolutionized with these on-the-go breakfast ideas. Our Instant Pot Egg Bites or Freezer Breakfast Burritos will pack the protein so you can power through the morning without a 10 a.m. slump. Of course, you can never go wrong with homemade muffins, and our little quick breads will make breakfast to-go feel like starting your morning with a real treat. Now, one can't possibly list a plethora of grab-and-go breakfast options without an overnight oats recipe. Our version is a true oatmeal that's best served warm, so grab your insulated container and get ready for a comforting meal no matter where your morning takes you.

01 of 09

Instant Pot Egg Bites

Instant Pot Egg Bites
Photography: Caitlin Bensel, Food Styling: Margaret Dickey, Prop Styling: Kay E Clarke

Recipe: Instant Pot Egg Bites

Bacon, broccoli, cheese, and loads of flavor all come to the table (or car) with these protein-packed bites. They're cooked in individual-sized portions using a silicone ice cube tray—genius.

02 of 09

Blueberry Overnight Oatmeal

Blueberry Overnight Oatmeal
Alison Miksch, Kay E. Clarke, Torie Cox

Recipe: Blueberry Overnight Oatmeal

When fresh blueberries are in season, this is the only on-the-go oatmeal recipe that will do. Unlike your typical overnight oats recipe, this oatmeal should be warmed up in the microwave just before you head out the door. Give it a drizzle of honey or maple syrup and stir in some toasted pecans and flax seeds for crunch, if you're not short on time.

03 of 09

Overnight Maple-Raisin Oatmeal

Overnight Maple-Raisin Oatmeal
Jennifer Causey; Styling: Missie Neville Crawford, Claire Spollen

Recipe: Overnight Maple-Raisin Oatmeal

Prep this recipe ahead then warm just before serving. You can portion into an insulated food jar and bring it with you to the office, the soccer field, or wherever your busy morning takes you.

04 of 09

Coffee Cake Muffins

Coffee Cake Muffins
Photographer: Greg DuPree, Food Stylist Karen Rankin

Recipe: Coffee Cake Muffins

If you think coffee cake is just for weekend brunch, let this recipe convince you otherwise. Running to a meeting? Heading out on a long morning of errands? Coffee Cake Muffins to-go are the answer. Just don't forget the java.

05 of 09

No-Bake Granola Bars

No-Bake Granola Bars
Photo: Linda Pugliese; Prop Styling: Claire Spollen; Food Styling: Torie Cox

Recipe: No-Bake Granola Bars

You never knew making homemade granola bars could be this easy. Once the ingredients are fully incorporated, you just spread it into a prepared pan and press firmly to create one even layer. Chill it in the fridge for 30 minutes, then cut into 12 bars. Wrap each portion individually to make grab-and-go breakfast a breeze.

06 of 09

Breakfast Cookies

Breakfast Cookies
Antonis Achilleos; Prop Styling: Christine Keely; Food Styling: Emily Nabors Hall

Recipe: Breakfast Cookies

Dessert or breakfast—you decide. These Breakfast Cookies are full of all the good stuff like dried cranberries, rolled oats, and pecans. You'll power up for the day while getting a hit of sugar and spice.

07 of 09

Freezer Breakfast Burritos

Freezer Breakfast Burritos
Johnny Autry; Prop and Food Styling: Charlotte L. Autry

Recipe: Freezer Breakfast Burritos

Prep these breakfast burritos, then freeze for a hardy breakfast on the go. Simply pull one from the freezer, remove it from its foil wrapper, and microwave on a towel-line plate for about two minutes. Easy peasy.

08 of 09

Raspberry-Almond Muffins with Honey Butter

Raspberry-Almond Muffins with Honey Butter
Victor Protasio; Food Styling: Rishon Hanners; Prop Styling: Audrey Davis

Recipe: Raspberry-Almond Muffins with Honey Butter

If you need to keep things simple, skip the Honey Butter—it's certainly a tasty addition, but the flavor of the muffins can stand alone too.

09 of 09

Blueberry Streusel Muffins

Blueberry Streusel Muffins
Southern Living

Recipe: Blueberry Streusel Muffins

Who doesn't love a blueberry muffin? Dress it up with a little sprinkle of cinnamon-sugar streusel topping and you've got a special way to treat yourself no matter how hectic the morning.

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